Tricurious: a book about triathlon

Tricurious by Laura Fountain and Katie King
Published by Summersdale
Laura was a self-certified couch potato who, until a few years ago, could only run for a couple of minutes at a time, and couldn’t swim. She has now completed several marathons and is a committed triathlete.

But Laura couldn’t have achieved what she has without the advice and support of her friend Katie. A life-long runner, fair-weather cyclist and born-again swimmer, Katie helped Laura through the ups and downs of training for a triathlon. As well as surmounting fears of failure and, more importantly, Laura’s fears of drowning in the swim start, their triathlon journey gave them the opportunity to push their limits and have fun along the way. 

Tricurious tells Laura’s and Katie’s story with energy and humour. Filled with anecdotes and advice about the trials and tribulations of preparing for a triathlon, this inspiring book will answer your questions and leave you curious to experience the joy (and pain) of swim, bike, run.

'Practical, encouraging and funny – the ideal guide for women looking to get into triathlon'
(Kate Carter The Guardian)

'Inspiring, informative and very, very funny'
(Rick Pearson Men’s Running)

‘A salute to the crucial role of a like-minded chum when it comes to reaching your sporting goals.’
(220 Triathlon)

Perfectly in chime with the This Girl Can campaign from Sport England, the book is an inspiring and funny read for anyone who would like to give triathlon a go.
(H2Open Magazine)

Tricurious is published by Summersdale and you can order it from Waterstones and Amazon


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